Crypt of Agadeem

Legality

Format Legality
Tiny Leaders Legal
Noble Legal
Leviathan Legal
Magic Duels Legal
Canadian Highlander Legal
Vintage Legal
Modern Legal
Vanguard Legal
Legacy Legal
Archenemy Legal
Planechase Legal
1v1 Commander Legal
Duel Commander Legal
Unformat Legal
Casual Legal
Commander / EDH Legal

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Set Rarity
Commander 2014 (C14) Rare
Zendikar (ZEN) Rare

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Crypt of Agadeem

Land

Crypt of Agadeem enters the battlefield tapped.

: Add to your mana pool.

, : Add to your mana pool for each black creature card in your graveyard.

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Crypt of Agadeem Discussion

triproberts12 on Sexy sacks Yahenni

1 week ago

I like Undying Evil for this kind of deck. Does great things with Gary, Tree of Perdition, etc. Also, since you can sac at instant speed, Mesmeric Fiend permanently exiles, since you can sac it in response to the ETB trigger, making it better than Kitesail Freebooter and other newer cards that have been worded to avoid that interaction. I agree that Grave Pact is a must-have. Some more ramp and card draw wouldn't hurt. I'm partial to Jet Medallion , Charcoal Diamond , Mind Stone , and Thought Vessel for rocks, and Syphon Mind is my favorite mono-black draw spell.

I would cut Ritual of Soot, since it scales very poorly in EDH. Crux of Fate , Damnation (if you've got the cash), Decree of Pain , Toxic Deluge , take your pick.

As for lands, Crypt of Agadeem would be good here. Phyrexian Tower just got reprinted. It's a bit pricey, but it is VERY good, and having been $60 just a few months ago with no likely reprint in the near future, pick it up now. Temple of the False God is a bad card, full stop. It is never correct to include it. Ever. That's not just me talking, but virtually every EDH content creator out there.

I'm not sure how you feel about the budget issue with Mikaeus, the Unhallowed , but it would be a very good addition, even before taking the combo with Walking Ballista or Triskelion into account. It's a solid addition to a black deck, and there are some affordable tutors that can get both pieces like Beseech the Queen , Diabolic Intent (on theme, so maybe add it regardless), Sidisi, Undead Vizier (also on theme!), and Netherborn Phalanx .

As for reanimation, Rise from the Grave is pretty inefficient, and upgrading to Animate Dead , Victimize (on theme!), Dread Return (apparently there's a lot of sac'ing in black, who knew?), Sepulchral Primordial (great with repeatable ETB effects), Rise of the Dark Realms (expensive, but a black staple in EDH), Necromancy , Thrilling Encore (great if you can sac with Dictate of Erebos or Grave Pact ), Ever After (one more mana for twice the value), Whisper, Blood Liturgist , Champion of Stray Souls (so much sac'ing), Hell's Caretaker (again, so much sac'ing), Ink-Eyes, Servant of Oni , Rescue from the Underworld (on-theme), Infernal Offering (sac!), Necromantic Summons (strictly better than Rise), Zombify , and Footsteps of the Goryo (...sac).

The last thing I would do is check out the EDHREC pages for Yahenni, the color black, and sacrifice to see what others are running. Good luck!

triproberts12 on Elenda, Dusk Rose. Orzhov Vampires.

3 weeks ago

No trouble!

Personally, I don't like the rate on Banewhip Punisher , Oathsworn Vampire (It's just really bad Bloodghast ), Sadistic Skymarcher , Tragic Poet , Foul-Tongue Shriek , Chalice of Life  Flip, Fountain of Renewal , Bishop of the Bloodstained (Anthems and Sanctum Seeker will just be a lot more damage over the course of a game), Ravenous Chupacabra , Profane Procession  Flip, or Underworld Connections . They're all just very low impact in a 40-life, 4-player format, with the exception of the last two. Profane Procession  Flip is just so much more expensive than something like Rise of the Dark Realms , and while you're not the first person I've talked to who seems to think Underworld Connections is an acceptable substitute for Phyrexian Arena , man is it ever worse.

I don't like the rate on Call the Bloodline , either, unless you want to go deeper on a Madness or Reanimator theme, which could work, since you might want Voldaren Pariah  Flip, anyway. If you did that, Call to the Netherworld gets back Elenda, Big Game Hunter is a nice replacement for Banewhip Punisher , Bishop of Rebirth could be decent, and bigger vamps like Nirkana Revenant , Patron of the Vein , Necropolis Regent , Guul Draz Overseer , Vish Kal, Blood Arbiter , and Butcher of Malakir become much more attractive. That would require a lot of changes, though. You could keep Profane Procession  Flip and get a lot more out of Crypt of Agadeem that way, though, so maybe don't rule it out.

SufferFromEDHD on Chainer, Dementia Master

1 month ago

Liliana ultimate is fantastic but I don't think she is better than Oppression in this list. Cut something else.

Cut a swamp for Crypt of Agadeem completing the play set of big mana lands.

SufferFromEDHD on Unhallowed Be Thy Name

1 month ago

Retribution of the Ancients for more undying triggers.

Solemn Simulacrum is awesome with Heartless Summoning.

Crypt of Agadeem, Cabal Stronghold and Deserted Temple for more big mana.

PolymagusII on Golgari Graveyard (Modern)

1 month ago

Hey, like your build, considering just spinning it myself for a bit on mtgo. I'm working on a similar build, using Lotleth Troll and recurring stuff like bloodghast/gravecrawler. Big win con is Liliana's Indignation or if I'm not afraid of sweepers, army of the damned. Crypt of Agadeem gives the mana for big spells.. anyway the question I have for you is why not play urborg, if street wraith has swampwalk. As a one of in case you hardcast. Right?

Also rec sage is a creature that fights grave hate, could be good in the board

bradtheimpaler13 on Power of the black side

2 months ago

Crypt of Agadeem could be useful. Awesome list

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Crypt of Agadeem occurrence in decks from the last year

Commander / EDH:

All decks: 0,03%

Black: 0,4%

Golgari: 0,08%

Rakdos: 0,07%

Dimir: 0,11%

Orzhov: 0,06%

Sultai: 0,05%

Esper: 0,02%